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Healthcare Documentation (MEDS 1230)

Credits: 5
Lecture Credits: 2.00
Lab Credits: 3.00

Description: In this course, you will learn to transcribe dictated medical records. You will key dictated medical reports while being introduced to body systems and medical procedures. You will also learn common scientific terms relevant to speech recognition technology. You will learn differences between front-end and back-end speech recognition technology. You will also learn about productivity and quality issues and implications of speech recognition technology in the future of the Medical Transcription/Editor/Scribe industries. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:

1. Confidentialty of medical records

2. Transcribe medical dictation using correct capitalization, numbering, punctuation, abbreviations, symbols, and metric measurement rules

3. Use medical reference materials

4. History of speech editing

5. Front-end and back-end speech recognition technology

6. Text expansion products


Learning Outcomes:
1. Transcribe medical reports using correct capitalization, numbering, punctuation, abbreviation, symbols, and metric measurement rules
2. Use medical reference material effectively to transcribe and edit dictated material
3. Differentiate between front-end and back-end speech recognition technology
4. Edit medical reports without changing the meaning of content dictated or the originator's style

 

Prerequisites:

BIOL 1127, BIOL 1128 and MEDS 1125